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Jikiken
A Japanese satellite, launched by ISAS (Institute of Space and Astronautical Science), that made measurements of ionized gases and electric fields in Earth's magnetosphere from a highly elliptical orbit. Before launch it was known as Exos-B.


launch date Sep. 16, 1978
launch vehicle M-3H
launch site Kagoshima
orbit 251 × 21,192km × 31°
mass 100 kg


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